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Writing: Logical comparison — Harder example

Writing: Grammar

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one cannot compare the running speed of the cheetah with other mammals and the underlined other mammals so let's let's think about what's going on here they say one cannot compare now what are the things that they're saying one cannot compare so they're saying the running speed of the cheetah that's one of the things they're saying that you cannot compare and then you're saying you cannot compare it with other mammals so is this a reasonable comparison right over here comparing the running speed of something with other mammals well no you're comparing a speed with animals right over here that doesn't make sense now it might be hard to spot because you might say okay when I compare the cheetah with other mammals and that would make sense if the sentence was one cannot compare if it just said the cheetah with other mammals then this would make sense you're comparing one mammal to other mammals so that would have been a reasonable comparison but that's not what's going on here we're saying the running speed of the cheetah with other mammals so really what the what the author the person writing it is saying one cannot compare the running speed of the cheetah with the running speed of other mammals or with the speed of other mammals with so I would insert there the speed or the running speed of other mammals you're comparing speed to speed now which of these choices have something like that so I definitely want to I definitely want to change things one cannot compare the running speed of the cheetah with that of other mammals yeah I mean that that seems reasonable instead of saying the speed we could say that so one cannot compare the running speed of the cheetah with that of with that of other mammals so that being the speed of other mammals so that this one seems pretty good one cannot compare the running speed with any other mammals well note here you're still comparing speed to mammals so that that's strange and then here you're still comparing speed to all other mammals cannot compare the running speed with all other mammals no it doesn't make sense you're comparing a speed to animals so definitely like that one